Norse Ruins & Arctic Forest Exploring | Narsaq | South Greenland

Come along this adventure by sea and land to the best Q’s of South Greenland.

This tour is for you who love the mesmerizing vigorous plains to the bare and raw mountain sides in Erik the red’s fjord.

Today's first adventure is to the science project Qanassiassat, that has evolved into a tourist destination.

Qanassiassat is an arctic forest, that was planted by scientists in 1953. The mission of planting the forest was and is now a self growing forest, that will be able to grow in large parts of the ice-free areas in South Greenland by 2100. Enjoy the remoteness, and explore the forest, by climbing a South Greenlandic tree. Leave a trace of your existence, that hopefully will be there by 2100.

Qanassiassat forest is picturesque landscape, that resembles a canvas due to its beautiful surroundings.

Next stop will be Qassiarsuk. Centuries of sheep farming and agriculture both by the norsemen and the Greenlandic people, is to be explored.

The village Qassiarsuk was established by Erik the red and became the Norsemen’s stronghold, Brattahlíð. The establishment of agriculture and sheep farming, is still in continuance today in the small village. Explore the ruins and restored Norse buildings.

Tie your hiking boots and search for vanished ages on this beautiful tour! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Jun. - Sep.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Activities: Sight Seeing, Boat Trip, Boat Excursion
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English, Danish, Greenlandic
  • Highlights: Narsaq, Qanassiassat Forest , Qassiarsuk, Eriks Fjord, South Greenland
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : Flexible

You meet us at the departure location.
Narsaq Harbor
  • Boat Transfer

  • 1 To 6 Passengers

  • Soft drinks

  • Lunch

What to bring:
  • Warm clothes

  • Waterproof garments

  • Hat

  • Gloves

  • Summer season extras

  • Sun Lotion

  • Sun Glasses

Good to know:

It is cold at sea, therefore bring warm clothes.

This is private tour, including 1 to 6 passengers.

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